BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
THE JAMES MARSHALL AND MARIE-LOUISE OSBORN
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
William Roper, 1496-1578, The Life of Sir Thomas More, Knight.
England; ca. 1600. Paper; 67 ff.; 190 x 146 mm. 1 column, 21-24 lines.
I-XVI (4), XVII (4, -4). Catchwords on every page. Quire marks in
the top left corner in arabic numerals.
Cursive script. Large initial T on first page. Bound in limp
Bought from Christie's, June, 1972. Bequest of James M. Osborn,
Comments: This manuscript is very similar in all respects (text,
binding, collation, quiremarks, ruling, hand, etc.) to Beinecke MS.
363. The ending of the two texts is roughly the same, but the Beinecke
MS. is longer by 6 ff.
To request this material for use in the Beinecke reading room, please go to Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog.